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Chapter 4 skeletal KEY ISSUE 1: Origin of folk and popular cultures: Pop culture is usually a product of MDC’s such as North America, Western Europe and Japan. They arise from an increase in industrial technology and leisure time. Origin of folk music: originated in China in 2697 BC Origin of popular music: originated around 1900 at the time, the main pop music entertainment in the U.S. and Western Europe was the variety show called music hall in the UK and vaudeville in the US. Diffusion of American pop music worldwide began during World War II . Hip hope originated in New York , Tin Pan alley originated in Manhattan office buildings and hip hop started in the late 1970s In the South Bronx in 1980 it spread to Oakland and Atlanta and then to other large cities in the South, Midwest and West. Diffusion of folk and popular cultures: Spread of pop culture typically is hierarchical diffusion from hearths of innovation such as Hollywood for film industry and New York for advertising agencies. Spread of folk culture is smaller and slower and primarily through migration rather than electronic communication, relocation diffusion. The Amish: Relocation Diffusion of Folk Culture: Amish population in the U.S. is 80,00 or .03 % of total population, prevelant in 17 states. Originated in Bern, Switzerland; Alsace in NorthEastern France; and the Palatinate region of Southwestern Germany and migrated to other parts of northwestern Europe on the 1700s primarily for religious freedom. Several hundred Amish families migrated to
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North America in 2 waves. 1 st group, mostly from Bern and Palatinate settled in Pennsylvania in early 1700’s. lower land prices offered by William Penn, 2 nd group from Alsace settled in Ohio, Illinois, and Iowa and Ontario earl 1800’s. Recentyl migrated fromPennsylvania to Kentucky. KEY ISSUE 2: Isolation Promotes Cultural Diversity: Himalayan Art: Bhutan, Nepal, northern India, and Southern Tibet contain 4 religious groups, Tibetan Buddhists in the north, Hindus in the south, Muslims in the west, and southeast Asian animists in the East despite close proximity limited interaction among these groups produces distinctive folk customs. Tibetan Bhuddists art=idealized divine figures (monks/saints), reflecting environment, Hindus=art scenes from everyday life and familiar local scenes, represent region’s climatic conditions, Muslims=Islamic, plants and flowers don’t depict harsh climates, Animist=Myanmar, symbols and designs that derive from their religion rather than from the local environment. Influence of the Physical Environment: Many examples exist of peoples who live in similar environments but adopt different social customs. Conversely, many examples exist of peoples who live under different environmental conditions but adopt similar social customs. Of course, people respond to their environment but the environment is only one of several controls of social customs. Customs such as provision of food, clothing and shelter are clearly influenced by the prevailing
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climatie, soil, vegetation. The custom in Netherlands of wearing wooden
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2011 for the course APHUG 102 taught by Professor Cray during the Spring '11 term at Highlands GA.

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